Nek Chand dead; Chandigarh UT declares holiday
By Abha Manakatala - Fri Jun 12, 9:39 am
The 90-year-old Chand had been ailing and was admitted to a private hospital for the past few days. He was shifted to PGIMER last evening where he died shortly past midnight after suffering cardiac arrest, officials said.
The Chandigarh Union Territory administration has declared a holiday in its offices today.
His body will be kept in the Rock Garden tomorrow to enable people to pay their last respects.